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A DIGITAL OZ

Virtual reality: a computer-created environment that you can "enter" and manipulate. Its scientific applications range from planning the wars of the future to cleaning up nuclear plants. But those uses are a long way off. In the interim, VR is a hot new entertainment medium that may get hotter after people see New Line Cinema Corp.'s The Lawnmower Man, the first flick about virtual reality. It opens Mar. 6EDITED BY HARRIS COLLINGWOOD


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